Cyber Pillola #25 – Spoofing: how to make a scam credible

Spoofing

In this pill, we discuss a particularly dangerous cyber technique, spoofing. This scam is making the social engineering activities of cyber criminals increasingly sophisticated. With this technique, a cyber criminal assumes the previously stolen identity of someone we know. It is easy to understand that an e-mail or message from a known and trusted sender is already a good start to make a scam credible.

This pill provides some useful tips on how not to fall victim to spoofing.

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